Double New Year Success for 4* Hotel Westport
Minister Ring was certainly busy this January and was delighted to be presenting awards to local Mayo Hotels. Hotel Westport is celebrating double success with the Minister, firstly at the Irish Accommodation Services Awards ( I.A.S.I.) where they were amongst only 9 properties countrywide to receive the Gold Standard for excellence in facilities management, cleanliness, hygiene and presentation in the accommodation department and public areas of the the 4* Hotel.
Fast forward only 3 days later on January 28th at a reception at Dublin Castle the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Mr Michael Ring TD again presented Hotel Westport with yet another award at the C.I.E. Tours International Awards of Excellence. It’s the fifth year in succession that Hotel Westport has achieved the benchmark within the 4* Hotel category, attaining an overall satisfaction rating of over 90% garnered from independently audited feedback from 28,000 customers on more than 450 providers of accommodation, dining, tours and attractions on the C.I.E. series.
Commenting on the double achievement Mr. Cathal Hughes Chairman of the board of Directors of Hotel Westport, said he was especially pleased about the continued success of Hotel Westport with 2013 / 2014 seeing another haul of awards including the
- AA Hotel of the Year, Courtesy and Care Award 2013 / 2014
- AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence (3rd year in a row)
- Primary Times Star Award - Top Ten for a Family Holiday (3rd year in a row)
- Irish Accommodation Standards Industry Awards (I.A.S.I). – Gold
- C.I.E. Special Accolade Award
Hotel General Manager, Declan Heneghan said that “a commitment to quality Is proving to be a successful business strategy for Hotel Westport. These awards are further testament to the commitment of all the team here to attaining and maintaining that goal. Guests above all want standards and quality, and an engaged workforce are energised by this recognition”, Commenting further Mr. Heneghan says that we are delighted that we are an award winning property right across the enterprise, not just in one niche area, true testament to the wonderful staff at Hotel Westport.
Equally up beat at the news is Director of Sales & Marketing, Eithne Cosgrove who said that from a marketing perspective it is “assuring that when selling the Hotel, I am able to sell and recommend with confidence. These Awards are a quality assurance for our customers and a great differentiation in the market-place.